Richard Foltz is a cultural historian specializing in the broader Iranian world Education.
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Biography[edit | edit source]
Richard Foltz receive PhD in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University in 1996. He is a professor of religions and cultures and Founding Director of the Centre for Iranian Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. His research also focuses on the relationship between religion and nature, and on Muslim civilizations in general. He has lectured extensively in both America and the Middle East, and is the recipient of several scholarships and awards. He has contributed to the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature (Continuum, 2004).
Publications[edit | edit source]
Richard Foltz has published 11 books and over one hundred articles, and his work has appeared in over a dozen languages.
Selected publications[edit | edit source]
- A History of the Tajiks: Iranians of the East, Bloomsbury Publishers, 2019.
- Iran in World History, Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Religions of Iran: From Prehistory to the Present, Oneworld Publications, 2013.
- Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Mughal India and Central Asia, Oxford University Press, 1998